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Happy Thanksgiving!

Last year PolisPandit described the historical origins of Thanksgiving and how it became a national holiday.  As stated in the article, in 1789, "President Washington proclaimed a day of thanks for an Almighty God that allowed us to peaceably and rationally assemble into these United States, enjoy civil and religious liberty, and secure safety and…

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Thanksgiving – the Origin of America’s National Holiday

We have all heard the stories of the first Thanksgiving. The Pilgrims, Native Americans, Plymouth Rock, the Mayflower - these are stories that have been passed down for generations in America. Many have questioned their validity, inquiring whether a peaceful gathering actually occurred on this day in 1621, filled with turkies and thankfulness. One story…